Program Overview


Power Hour: Making Minutes Count helps Boys & Girls Club members ages 6-18 achieve academic success by providing homework support, tutoring and technology engaged activities. The program gives Club members assistance, resources and guidance in a safe place and under the supervision of qualified tutors. By encouraging members to develop a daily habit of completing homework and studying, in a dedicated space with adult support, Power Hour helps members make a commitment to school and learning.

By doing homework, members learn how to:

  • Read and follow directions independently
  • Apply lessons learned in school
  • Become self-motivated learners

Homework assistance and tutoring

  • Specialized assistance to help Club youth achieve academic success
  • Engaging homework and tutoring learning stations
  • Encouragement to study and develop critical thinking skills


Club Members
Elementary, Middle School and High School youth who regularly participate in quality afterschool programs;

  • Develop strong social skills
  • Are excited about learning
  • Make gains in reading & math

Power Hour gives parents peace of mind during out-of-school time by providing Club members with;

  • Academic and homework support
  • Safe and positive learning environments
  • Partnership in preparing youth for college and career

Our professional youth development staff are trained to implement this age-appropriate curriculum. Professionals identify what each member needs in order to achieve academic success. Skill-based, stand-alone lessons are designed to reinforce skills through tutoring, small-group enrichment and online stations in order to address individual learning styles.


Club    Boys & Girls clubs foster positive learning environments
Facilitator    Boys & Girls Clubs' youth development facilitators believe all members can learn
Program    Boys & Girls Clubs' learning stations and Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) model supports members' creativity and ingenuity

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